1869 portrait of Marquette
|Died||May 18, 1675 (aged 37)|
near Ludington, Michigan
|Other names||Pere Marquette|
Father Jacques Marquette S.J. (June 1, 1637 – May 18, 1675), sometimes known as Père Marquette or James Marquette, was a French Jesuit missionary. He founded Michigan's first European settlement, Sault Ste. Marie, and later founded St. Ignace, Michigan.
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- "Jacques Marquette". Encyclopædia Britannica.
- Catholic Encyclopedia (1913): Archdiocese of Chicago, Retrieved February 23, 2012